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Safety and well-being for health workers is key to our global health security. But it takes more than PPE.Read more

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I’m a Community Health Worker—Here’s Why I Tell My Story

When it comes to HIV and COVID, mothers in my community listen to me. And this year so did decision-makers around the world.

To Decolonize Global Nursing and Midwifery, Let’s Rethink How We Train Health Workers

Curricula and training must be country-led and aligned to each nation’s unique needs.

Stop a Pandemic Without Water? Health Workers across the World Need WASH

Without water, health workers can't wash their hands, disinfect medical equipment, or clean surfaces and floors.

In Tanzania, Drivers Help Deliver HIV Services in More Ways than One

Simba and his team of drivers work closely with health workers help reach more men with services.

COVID-19, Decolonizing Global Health Top of Mind for Global Health Students Today

The pandemic offers a stark example of global health’s colonialist nature and history.

COVID-19 Puts More Women and Girls in Danger from Abusers

We need more data about gender-based violence during the pandemic. But how do we make sure collecting them does more good than harm?

To Succeed, Global Pandemic Response Must Bolster Nurse Leadership and Challenge Widespread Gender Inequities

Nurses from around the world weigh in on how to do this in the age of COVID-19.

What’s the Future of HIV Care in Central America, During and After the Pandemic?

People living with HIV must be able to continue with their treatment, despite COVID-19.

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